The Patriot Act: A Slate Guide to the Highlights

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 9, 2003

A Guide to the Patriot Act, Part 1 – Should you be scared of the Patriot Act? proclaims there are villans on both side of the fight over the extension of this act, as well as its proposed progeny, the Victory Act (as the Patriot Act II was quickly dispatched while still in draft). This part of the guide focuses on Section 215 (Access to Records and Other Items Under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act). Part II of this four part guide addresses “changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, and sneak and peek warrants.”

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